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gene li·brar·y(jēn lī'brār-ē),
A haphazard assembly of cloned DNA fragments inside of a vector which may contain genetic information about a species.
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gene libraryGenomic library Genetics A molecular 'database' created when the mRNA extracted from a given tissue is reverse transcribed into cDNA (complementary DNA) segments, which in toto comprise the sequences of genes expressed in the tissue of interest. See Library Molecular biology A random collection of DNA fragments–typically representing the entire genome of an organism that have been inserted into a cloning vector.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
gene libraryA collection of cloned deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fragments together with information about the gene function. See also GENETIC MAPPING.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
gene librarysee GENE BANK.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005